On this Memorial Day, scores of people across the Bay Area gathered at various events to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving the United States.
In San Francisco, the 151st Memorial Day Commemoration event at the Presidio kicked off at 9:45 a.m. The annual event includes a flag raising ceremony, parade with veterans and 21-gun salute. San Francisco Mayor London Breed, military veterans and other officials were slated to attend the event.
Across the San Francisco Bay in Alameda, an 11 a.m. tribute ceremony was planned at the USS Hornet Museum.
There was another 11 a.m. commemoration event planned at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno.